Pseudocatharylla nigrociliella (Zeller, 1863) -

Taxonomic Information

Pseudocatharylla species known from the Indian subcontinent. 

Pseudocatharylla albiceps (Hampson, 1912). Sri Lanka (TL). 

Pseudocatharylla artemida Bleszynski, 1964. Myanmar (TL). 

Pseudocatharylla chalcipterus (Hampson, 1896). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills: TL). 

Pseudocatharylla chionopepla (Hampson, 1919). Sri Lanka (TL). 

Pseudocatharylla nigrociliella (Zeller, 1863). India: Maharashtra (Mumbai: TL); Nilgiris, Kerala, NW Himalayas. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Pseudocatharylla nigrociliella -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra2
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total12
  1. OD: Catharylla nigrociliella Zeller, 1863. Mon. Chil. & Cramb.: 52
  2. Crambus nigricosta Hampson, G. F. 1891. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. Vol 8, pg. 143 & pl. 156/22. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/75388#page/153/mode/1up. Plate at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/180088#page/189/mode/1up
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs.pg 17, # 4175 as Crambus nigricosta.
  4. Paleri, A., Rayhan, M. J. & Amal E. V. 2020. First record of Pseudocatharylla nigrociliella Zeller, 1863 (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) from Kerala. Bionotes 22 (3): 117-118. 
  5. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/873818-Pseudocatharylla-nigrociliella
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Pseudocatharylla nigrociliella (Zeller, 1863) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/pseudocatharylla-nigrociliella, accessed 2024/07/18.